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The White House - Washington (January 3, 2012.).: 83 Photos You Don't Want to Miss

  Your Daily Snapshot for   Thursday, January 3, 2013 83 Photos You Don't Want to Miss By all accounts it's been a historic year at the White House, and we're excited to share some of our favorite photos from behind the scenes in 2012. The White House Photo Office compiled some of the year's best, with commentary from Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza. Check out 83 photos you don't want to miss. In Case You Missed It Here are some of the top stories from the White House blog : The Seven Things You Need to Know About the Tax Deal We know that that a lot of people have questions about the deal, so we've pulled together some of the most important facts. Here are the seven things you need to know. The Year in Review: Joining Forces to Hire American Heroes In August of 2011, President Obama challenged the private sector to hire or train 100,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013. In August of 2012, First

NFA News Facts and Actions (December 19, 2012.).: NFA enhances monitoring of FCMs, amends forex capital requirements

December 19, 2012 NFA enhances monitoring of FCMs, amends forex capital requirements At its November 15 meeting, National Futures Association's (NFA) Board of Directors approved two measures that will further enhance customer protection safeguards. The first measure will enable NFA to make better use of technology in order to better monitor futures commission merchant (FCM) segregation compliance. Secondly, NFA's Board approved rule amendments to increase the capital requirement for FCMs acting as counterparties in off-exchange foreign currency (forex) transactions with eligible contract participants (ECP). Click here to read more... Visit Us Online Information Center 800-621-3570 312-781-1410

NYT | Global Update. (December 14, 2012.).: Rice Ends Bid for Secretary of State, and Fight With G.O.P.

December 14, 2012 Compiled 05:15 GMT Global Update TOP NEWS Rice Ends Bid for Secretary of State, and Fight With G.O.P. By MARK LANDLER In withdrawing her name, Susan E. Rice, the ambassador to the United Nations, removed a major source of tension between the White House and Congressional Republicans. In Cairo Crisis, the Poor Find Dashed Hopes By KAREEM FAHIM Away from the protests in the run-up to a referendum Saturday on a constitution, residents of the crumbling Boulaq neighborhood of Cairo have their own reasons to be consumed with the crisis. DealBook UBS Unit Is Said to Be Close to Guilty Plea in Rate Scandal By BEN PROTESS and MARK SCOTT Along with a rare admission of criminal wrongdoing at its Japanese subsidiary, UBS could face about $1 billion in fines and regulatory sanctions. Global Edition Home Page » Multimedia Lens Blog Floating in the Desert Air By JAMES ESTRIN George